Dr. Victoria M Grady

Dr. Victoria M Grady is currently Director of MBA/MSM Graduate Programs and an Assistant Professor Management/Organizational Behavior in the School of Business at George Mason University. Her research is focused on the behavioral implications (eg. decreased performance, productivity and profitability) of organizations introducing and implementing organizational change—with specific focus on organizational culture, structure and overall effectiveness. She continues to build on her original research and actively integrates theoretical concepts with practical application in the field of organizational science and management.

Her consulting practice includes federal government institutions, non-profit organizations, higher education, and health related institutions. Current work will extend the scope of her consulting practice into the fields of secondary education, family businesses, and other private sector companies. She is co-author of The Pivot Point: Success in Organizational Change, Morgan-James Publishing, 2013. To learn more, please visit her website at www.pivotpnt.com or follow her on Twitter at @pivotpnt.

Blog posts

If the administration wants change, they need to manage it

Every change made by the new administration will have profound impact on federal employees.

5 change management models for leaders in the new administration

As agencies prepare for the incoming Trump Administration, here are five models for building change capability across the federal government.

3 tips for agencies requesting change management resources during the transition

As agencies navigate the transition, read three tips for getting the funding for change management.

3 strategies for effectively communicating with your team during the transition

During a time of transition that will impact roughly two million federal employees, leadership and communication are essential to a successful change management strategy.

Four tips for measuring successful change through the transition

As the Trump Administration prepares to govern, these four tips will allow them to effectively measure change.

As federal agencies navigate the transition, organizational culture is paramount

How will federal agencies navigate the change and transition to a new Administration? Protecting resources and nurturing the culture are important steps.

Federal employees and change: Measuring an organization’s readiness

As the presidential transition team continues its efforts, we are getting closer to the day when the new political leadership will meet its career bureaucratic counterparts.

5 change management tips for leaders in the new administration

Best practices for leaders in federal agencies transitioning to the new administration.

In a time of transition, focus on the basics of change management

The Trump Transition Team is tasked with filling approximately 4,100 jobs in less than three months. Change is coming—and it’s never easy.

Trump and his daunting change management challenge

How does the new leadership of the Trump administration bring their energy to the federal workforce and succeed? The key to success resides in understanding the principles of change management.